Events Calendar

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CALENDAR – June – August 2019
Location is New Haven unless noted otherwise.
*=Wheelchair accessible
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Thursday, May 30-Sunday, June 9
New Haven Documentary Film Festival. Over 100 films. Admission to all screenings and workshops is free. Various venues. For the full schedule, www.nhdocs.com.

Saturday, June 1, 8:30 a.m.-noon
4th annual Canal Dock Dragon Boat Regatta on the Pier at Long Wharf. dragonboatregatta.canaldock.org.

Saturday, June 1, noon-7 p.m.*
New Haven Food Truck Festival on Long Wharf. Over 35 trucks, live music, craft beer. No admission fee. NewHavenFoodTruckFestival.com. *

Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
New Haven Farms seedling sale. Over 40 varieties of vegetables, herbs and flowers. Proceeds benefit our mission of promoting health and community development through urban agriculture. 613 Ferry St. Info: (203) 997-6152, info@newhavenfarms.org. *

Saturday, June 1, noon-5 p.m.
Dixwell Neighborhood Festival showcase of staged performances and various cultural and educational programs. Scantlebury Park, 139 Ashmun St. *

Sunday, June 2, 1:30 p.m.
Annual Freddy Fixer Parade. Begins at Bassett St. and Dixwell Ave. and ends at Dixwell Ave. and Lake Place. Over 80 marching units participating. Info: www.elmcityfreddyfixerparade.com. *

Sunday, June 2, 2-4:30 p.m.
Green Forum on Divestment. Fossil fuels are not only bad for our planet – they are bad for our portfolios, too! Learn why investments with fossil fuel stocks consistently under-perform investments without them. Sponsor: Interreligious Eco-Justice Network. To register: www.eventbrite.com/e/green-forum-on-divestment-tickets-60115329569. Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland St., Hartford.

Monday, June 3, 6 p.m.
Reclaiming the Prophetic Voice will mark the cost of the continuing violence in Iraq and Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East by placing the May stone on the Memorial Cairn at the intersection of Broadway, Elm and Park streets, inscribed with the May death toll of US military personnel and the approximate numbers of civilians killed. As of Oct. 7, this endless war has gone on for seventeen years.  *

Friday, June 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Community Soup Kitchen Fundraiser: Growlers for Goulash. Sample craft brews for a $20 donation if you are 21 years or older and bid on unusual and exciting silent auction items. Purchase tickets at G4G2.eventbrite.com. Also check the Facebook page. Info: development@csknewhaven.org or call Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. (203) 624-4594. New England Brewing Co., 175 Amity Rd, Woodbridge.

Friday, June 7- Sunday, June 9
Michael Moore Retrospective at NH Documentary Film Festival, free, open to the public. Info: www.nhdocs.com. Yale Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St.  *

Saturday, June 8-Saturday, June 22
International Festival of Arts and Ideas. Over 200 events in many New Haven venues, many of them free. See schedule at www.artidea.org.

Saturday, June 8, 7 p.m.
Marion Meadows and Rohn Lawrence performing on the New Haven Green. Free jazz concert. Bring your blanket or chairs and a picnic basket. Food trucks will be on Temple St. *

Tuesday, June 11, 7:30 p.m.
Politics in Plain English! A Conversation on Our National Political Life presented by NH Review with the Institute Library and The Editorial Board. Jason Stanley, author of “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them,” discusses the rising tide of white nationalist ideology and its influence on the American political landscape. Suggested admission $10. Institute Library, 847 Chapel St.

Wednesday, June 12, noon-2 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.
NH Registrar of Voters Job Fair. Election Day workers needed for Primary Election Day, Tuesday, Sept. 10. Work the polls for Election Day! Paid positions, age 16 and up. Hall of Records, 200 Orange St., Room G2. Info: Maritza Gant (203) 946-6431 or mgant@newhavenct.gov. *

Wednesday, June 12, 5:30-8 p.m.
In commemoration of Anne Frank’s 90th birthday, film showing of Redemption Blues. Discussion with director Peter Stastny follows. Info: Seth at sgodfrey@nhfpl.org, (203) 946-7450. NH Free Public Library, 133 Elm St.  *

Thursday, June 13, 8 p.m.
Fun evening of music! Flint Ladder performance. $5 donation. Best Video, 1842 Whitney Ave., Hamden. *

Saturday, June 15
Discussion of Syrian revolution with Yasser Munif, Syrian professor of Sociology at Emerson College, Boston. Location and time to be confirmed by June 1 and posted on websites pepeace.org and thestruggle.org.

Tuesday, June 18, 7 p.m.
Listen Here: Classic short stories read live. Hear short stories selected by editors of NH Review and read by actors from NH Theater Company at the Institute Library. Theme: Identity Crisis. “Night Face-Up” by Julio Cortazar and “Talk” by Stephen Dixon. Refreshments. Institute Library, 847 Chapel St.

Wednesday, June 19, 3-5 p.m.
Coalition for People monthly meeting. All welcome. Program room, lower level, Fair Haven Library, 182 Grand Ave.   *

Friday, June 21, 12-12:30 p.m.
Make Music Day performances throughout the state. Flint Ladder will be at Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Schedule of performers and venues at makemusicnewhaven.org.

Wednesday, June 26, noon-2 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.
NH Registrar of Voters Job Fair. Election Day workers needed for Primary Election Day, Tuesday, Sept. 10. Work the polls for Election Day! Paid positions, age 16 and up. Hall of Records, 200 Orange St., Room G2. Info: Maritza Gant at (203) 946-6431 or mgant@newhavenct.gov. *

***************** JULY EVENTS ******************

Monday, July 1, 6 p.m.
Reclaiming the Prophetic Voice will mark the cost of the continuing violence in Iraq and Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East by placing the June stone on the Memorial Cairn at the intersection of Broadway, Elm and Park streets, inscribed with the June death toll of US military personnel and the approximate numbers of civilians killed. This endless war has gone on for more than seventeen years. *

Wednesday, July 17, 3-5 p.m.
Coalition for People board meeting. Program room, lower level, Fair Haven Library, 182 Grand Ave.  *

Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Compassionfest. Full day of musical performances, speakers, workshops, info tables, vegan food. See schedule at www.compassionfest.net. Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

Saturday, July 27, 5-9 p.m.
Attention all PAR readers: come to our PAR-ty. Take advantage of this chance to have fun and meet other sub-scribers that share your interest in social justice, environ-mental concerns and activism. Would you like to bring a dish for the potluck? Musicians, please bring instruments to jam. RSVP parnewhaven@hotmail.com. Friends Meeting House, 225 East Grand Avenue.  *

 

********************* AUGUST EVENTS *********************

Thursday, Aug. 1, 6 p.m.
The City Services and Environmental Policy Committee of the NH Board of Alders will have a workshop on the city’s sustainability framework at City Hall. An opportunity to discuss steps the city has taken to implement the framework and future steps. *

Monday, Aug. 5, 6 p.m.
Reclaiming the Prophetic Voice will mark the cost of the continuing violence in Iraq and Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East by placing the July stone on the Memorial Cairn at the intersection of Broadway, Elm and Park streets, inscribed with the July death toll of US military personnel and the approximate numbers of civilians killed. This endless war has gone on for more than seventeen years.*

Tuesday, August 6, 8 a.m.
Vigil by the flagpole on the NH Green to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. *

Friday, August 9, 11 a.m.
Vigil by the flagpole on the NH Green to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki.

Sunday, Aug. 11, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Avant Garde All Things Zen Vegan & Wellness Market. Support local and green businesses. Acknowledge and honor our interconnectedness to all beings. Free and peaceful event open to the public. Avant Garde Salon, Holistic Wellness Center & Boutique, 328 E. Main St., Branford.

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 3-5 p.m.
Coalition for People board meeting. All welcome. Lower level, Fair Haven Library, 182 Grand Ave.  *

********************* Save the Date *********************

Monday, Sept. 2, 6 p.m.
Reclaiming the Prophetic Voice will mark the cost of the continuing violence in Iraq and Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East by placing the Aug. stone on the Memorial Cairn at the intersection of Broadway, Elm and Park St., inscribed with the Aug. death toll of US military personnel and the approximate numbers of civilians killed. This endless war has gone on for more than 17 years. *